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Isha Sesay is a British television personality. Isha Sesay is an English journalist of Sierra Leonean descent who follows a Muslim religion. 

She serves for CNN and anchors the “360 Bulletin” on “Anderson Cooper 360°” for the network.

Quick Info:

  • Birthday: January 6, 1976 (age 42 years)
  • Nationality: British
  • Ethnicity: African
  • Profession: Journalist

Isha Sesay Family- Husband and Children

Isha Sesay married her long-term boyfriend Leif Coorlim on 2013. Her husband Leif is an award-winning journalist as well as executive producer of CNN Freedom Project.

They got hitched after seven months long engagement and are currently residing in Los Angeles, California in Coorlim’s homeland. 

Quick Info:

  • Parents: Kadi Sesay, Mamud Sesay
  • Husband: Leif Coorlim (m. 2013)
  • Children: N/A
  • Marital Status: Married


Isha has an interesting family ancestry, as she was born to  Temne parents from Sierra Leone on January 6, 1976, in France.

Being raised by a Muslim ethnic family, Sesay spent her childhood with her parents and siblings including an older sister and a younger brother.

Her mother Dr. Kadi Sesay was a lecturer at Fourah Bay College, whereas her father Mahmud Sesay was the legal advisor to the Sierra Leone Produce Marketing Board (SLPMB).

She completed her schooling from Fourah Bay College School, Freetown in Sierra Leone and migrated to the Uk for further studies.

In addition to that, she got admitted to Trinity College, Cambridge after finishing her A-levels and graduated with a bachelor degree in English.


Isha Sesay Age – Height and Body Measurements

Isha Sesay possesses body measurements of 35-24-36 inches and flaunts her perfect hourglass-shaped body with a grace. Isha stands tall at the height of 5 Feet 3 Inches (160 cm) with a proportional weight of 51 KG (113 lbs.)

Quick Info:

  • Height: 5 Feet 3 Inches (160 cm)
  • Weight: 51 KG (113 lbs.)
  • Body Measurements: 35-24-36 inches (Approx)
  • Plastic Surgery: N/A

Isha Sesay TV shows – Evening Express, Inside Africa

Besides CNN international, Anderson Cooper 360°’s show, 360 Bulletin has engaged her as its permanent exhibitor. She also represents herself as the co-host of Evening Express aired by sister network of CNN, HLN.

Career Timeline:

  • 1998: She joined BBC Scotland and later went to BBC Choice
  • 2002: She started working for Sky Sports News
  • 2005: Isha joined CNN International as an anchor and correspondent
  • 2012: She was fortunate to be nominated by News & Documentary Emmy Awards twice

She set out her career on television volunteering as a research worker in the BBC talk show, Kilroy pursued by being a regular paid employee.

Furthermore, she was hired as a telecasting presenter on BBC Choice after working off-camera in BBC Scotland subsequently to her arrival at Glasgow in 1998.

She became a member of “Sky” during March of 2002 earlier to which she came along presenting versatile programs including CNN, TWI, and BBC.

Gaining three years’ experience at Sky representing Sky Sports News on Good Morning Sports Fans, she then, made a motion to anchoring ITV Morning News program and news reading for GMTV in the mornings.

Her foremost pace into the CNN International established at its headquarters located at Atlanta, Georgia.

She tripped to Nigeria aiming to report the presidential election of the country during which she took person-to-person interviews with outgoing as well as freshly elected presidents, Olusegun Obasanjo and Umaru Yar’Adua respectively.

She also attended launching event of Global Elders held at South Africa covering the event. She substituted Michael Holmes to suit as Back Story presenter in 2011.

She then proceeded to host the day of the weekly news show, International Desk throughout the year 2009 consecutive to CNN News Center show in 2012.

Ultimately, she ended up being seen on 360 Bulletin of CNN’s Anderson Cooper 360° from early 2011, and HLN’s Evening Express from 4th June of 2012 garnering a handsome salary.

Isha Sesay Salary Net Worth

Isha Sesay is an American journalist whose net worth and salary are yet under the wraps. Although Sesay is a genuinely thriving personality who has served a magnificent job in the media reporting industry, she chooses to tight her lips and not reveal her stats.

Quick Info:

  • Net Worth: N/A
  • Salary: N/A

As Twitter and Instagram has become one of the most well known social sites for following renowned personalities, people nowadays can find her being active on Twitter with her recent posts as well.

Her biography can be accessed through the wiki and other social websites. She can be personified as a potent independent image among all the women of the world.